Mother Nature headlines Earth Day activities

Clear Lake Earth Day activities were all about Mother Nature this year.  Days of special programs and activities focusing on ways to preserve and enhance our world were punctuated by an early spring storm which forced the cancellation of Outdoor Fest Saturday for the first time in 22 years.

Earth Days Chairperson Jan Lovell said the 2019 event saw many people get involved in a variety of ways.

North Iowans heard fellow Iowan David Thoreson’s firsthand account of seeing climate change in the Arctic; there were 55 vendors and an enthusiastic, big crowd at Thursday’s Green Expo; kindergarten through sixth grade students learned about the watershed and water quality with a program by Iowa State University “Water

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